McDonald’s Hit with ADA Soda Fountain Class Action Lawsuit

An Americans with Disabilities Act class action lawsuit was recently filed against McDonald’s USA LLC in New York federal court, alleging the fast food restaurant’s new touch screen soda fountains discriminate against consumers with visual impairments. Plaintiff David Dicarlo is a legally… Read More »

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Anti-Seizure Drug Side Effect May Include SJS

Lamotrigine – marketed under the brand name  Lamictal – is a prescription medication initially approved to prevent seizures for people with epilepsy. Later, the drug was approved for use against bipolar disorder. Recent reports indicate Lamictal may cause Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS)... Read More »

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BMW ‘TwinPower Turbo’ Deceptive, Class Action Lawsuit Says

On Friday, March 13, BMW of North America LLC was hit with a class action lawsuit accusing the company of deceiving consumers by marketing vehicles as “TwinPower Turbo” engines when they are allegedly only single-turbocharger engines. Lead plaintiff, California resident Deepkarn Singh Bedi,… Read More »

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New Lawsuit Joins Lipitor MDL over Type-2 Diabetes Claims

The Lipitor MDL, where close to 2,000 lawsuits are pending over claims the statin drug caused plaintiffs to develop type-2 diabetes, has expanded to include another individual. Plaintiff Edna D. alleges in the latest Lipitor lawsuit that she used the cholesterol-lowering drug from December... Read More »

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Testosterone Product Lawsuit Alleges Heart Side Effect

A testosterone product lawsuit was filed against AbbVie Inc. by a Virginia man who alleges that he suffered severe testosterone side effects after using AndroGel. Plaintiff Everett M. filed this testosterone product lawsuit on March 12 in Illinois federal court, alleging he... Read More »

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Pretzel Crisps ‘All Natural’ Class Action Will Continue

The Snack Factory LLC can’t escape a class action lawsuit, alleging that it did not label its Pretzel Crisps correctly by using the phrase “all natural” when they do contain artificial ingredients, a Florida federal judge says. U.S. District Judge James Cohn… Read More »

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Infuse Bone Graft Linked To Life-Threatening Complications

Over 100,000 patients per year have undergone spinal surgery using the Medtronic Infuse bone graft. However, The Medtronic Infuse bone graft has been linked to serious and catastrophic life altering injuries because of bone graft complications experienced by patients who were given the Medtronic Infuse... Read More »

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Lumber Liquidators Facing Laminate Flooring Lawsuits

A number of laminate flooring class action lawsuits have sprung up against flooring giant Lumber Liquidators. Assertions have been made that Lumber Liquidators has sold Chinese-made flooring that contains illegal levels of a cancer-causing substance. Formaldehyde is a remarkably common organic compound. It... Read More »

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Three New FDCPA Lawsuits Filed Against Allied Interstate

Allied Interstate LLC has recently been hit with multiple Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) lawsuits. Plaintiff Vivian W., a resident of Illinois filed a unfair debt collection lawsuit against Allied Interstate in January 2015. She alleges that she incurred a financial debt... Read More »

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Unum Facing Bad Faith Disability Insurance Lawsuit

Unum is facing another bad faith insurance claim lawsuit. Plaintiff Russell S. of Pennsylvania, who worked as a laboratory technician, alleges that Unum is acting in bad faith by rejecting his claim. In November 2013, Russell suffered a serious head and neck... Read More »

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Parents Sue Doctor Over Child’s Brachial Plexus Birth Injury

A new birth injury lawsuit, filed on March 5 in South Carolina federal court, alleges an obstetrician and the attending birth staff working at the Eau Claire Cooperative Health Center caused a newborn child to suffer a brachial plexus injury during the birthing... Read More »

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Class Cert. Denied in Nordstrom California Labor Lawsuit

A California judge recently denied a plaintiff’s request for class certification in an upcoming wage and hour lawsuit accusing Nordstrom Inc. of violating California labor laws. The unpaid overtime class action lawsuit alleges that Nordstrom failed to pay its workers for time... Read More »

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